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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in hold hands in the air triumphantly during an April 27, 2018 meeting

Scenarios for North Korea

Why has Kim Jong-un decided to enter peace talks with South Korea now? There are several possibilities. He could be trying to reintegrate his country with the global community, maneuvering for tactical advantage or preparing for an exit from power. The latter carries the most risk and could destabilize the region.

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